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William Alfred "Willie" Fowler (/ˈflər/; August 9, 1911 – Mairch 14, 1995) wis an American nuclear pheesicist, later astropheesicist, wha, wi Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar wan the 1983 Nobel Prize in Pheesics.

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Willie Fowler
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Born 9 August 1911(1911-08-09)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvanie
Died 14 Mairch 1995(1995-03-14) (aged 83)
Pasadena, Californie
Alma mater Caltech (PhD)
Awairds Barnard Medal for Meritorious Service to Science (1965)
Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear Pheesics (1970)
Vetlesen Prize (1973)
Naitional Medal o Science (1974)
Eddington Medal (1978)
Nobel Prize in Pheesics (1983)
Scientific career
Doctoral advisor Charles Christian Lauritsen
Doctoral students J. Richard Bond, Donald Clayton, George M. Fuller, F. Curtis Michel, Arthur B. McDonald
Influences Fred Hoyle